Stephen loves improv and is one of the world’s most cheerful people when playing or teaching. When coaching and directing he prides himself on creating a positive environment so that players can perform at their best. Stephen likes his improv like he likes his partners; silly, clever, and emotionally connected. Stephen is the Artistic Director of Improvable, QI: Queer Improv, Carmen: A gender-swapped Film Noir Fantasy, and co-director of Zeal: The Pride Improv Festival. He currently also plays with The Verbs, a musical team, and in duo The Happiest People in the World.
Are you looking to increase diversity in your group, theatre, or improv scene? This workshop will focus on practical steps you can take as a player, teacher, and director to make sure everybody feels welcome. Improv can stagnate without diversity, because it becomes predictable; turn on your awareness and let this art form continue to surprise and delight you. Be the change you want to see in the world!